Said Khassan Abumuslimov
Dr. Said Khassan Abumuslimov was born on 1 February 1953 in Kazakhstan. He is is a historian, writer and publicist.
In 1974 Abumuslimov and Khozh-Ahmed Noukhaev co-founded the Chechen separatist group Obshina. He studied History and German Language at the Lomonosov University in Moscow, finishing in 1981 and in 1990 he received his PhD at the State University in Grozny.
He is co-founder of the Vainakh Democratic Party of Chechnya and co-author of the Chechen Constitution. From 1992 to 1997 he headed the Chechen delegation at the negotiations with Russia and from 1996 to 1997 he was Vice-President of Chechnya. Since the outbreak of the Second Chechen War Dr. Said Khassan Abumuslimov has been living in exile, in Germany since 2003. He is a member of the Academic Forum for International Security and the German-Caucasian Society.